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Royal Tavern

££ - £££
Bella Vista / Queen Village
American, Bar, Pub
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937 E Passyunk Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19147-2943
+1 215-389-6694
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Today
11:30 - 02:00
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 02:00
Sat - Sun 10:00 - 02:00
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Philadelphia
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29 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Stumbled upon this restaurant while shopping at the Italian Market. It has lots of vegetarian options. The server was friendly and helpful. A little dark inside, but fairly quiet at lunch. Will be back soon.

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Thank Phillydoc06
Orlando, Florida
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122 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

Terrific Angus burgers, lamb burgers, and very good meatloaf sandwiches with old bay fries really made a nice get together. Draft beer was a little pricey at usually $6 a glass.

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Thank cajunyank
New York City, New York
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16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Came here after the Made in America festival. Food was good and had great vegan options. I actually had the chicken fried chicken which was very filling. I would go back.

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Thank grundyri
Winston Salem, North Carolina
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

Nice pub with a relaxed atmosphere. Readily accommodated our party of six. Nice selection of beers/drinks. Vareity of food selections available, that were nicely done.

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Thank ksm743
Frankfurt, Germany
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

Even in a crowded and evidently popular with the locals pub the service was very attentive and quick. The Grilled Cheese Sandwich and the Chicken Fried Chicken are highly recommended. Will make this a go-to spot anytime we're in town.

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Thank Fabian L
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 May 2016 via mobile

The lighting is low, the music is loud and good, the beer is cold and the selection is decent. Then comes the food, my wife and I both had the Angus burger mine had Gouda, fried onions , jalapeños and some kind of sauce, it was cooked perfectly. My wife also had the Angus burger but she had it with... More 

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Thank kenmill1101
Adelaide
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 April 2016 via mobile

Our landlady advised us if this pub on our arrival in Philly. Staff really friendly and helpful. Had burger which was one of the best I have tasted.

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Thank Scotinoz1
Marlton, New Jersey
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426 reviews
285 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2016

Very good pub grub, beer, and music. Place really fills up after 5 when the dinner menu and specials start. Fun place with good food and beer.

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Thank Dennis08053
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2015 via mobile

Royal Tavern is one of my favorite bars in Philly. We've been frequenting here for over a year and absolutely love it. My girlfriend is a vegetarian and the menu is very veggie/vegan friendly. They have plenty of delicious meat options as well. The stand out item however is their Bloody Mary. It is easily one of the top 3... More 

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Thank Christopher C
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2015

I'm not sure this restaurant knows exactly what it wants to be. Odd food combinations make for meh food. We went for dinner on a Friday night. The bar wasn't too packed. We ordered drinks and they did take a pretty long time to arrive. I ordered the wing sampler so sauces from all three wing offerings. The wing sauces... More 

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Thank Matthew A

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 02:00
Monday
11:30 - 02:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 02:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 02:00
Thursday
11:30 - 02:00
Friday
11:30 - 02:00
Saturday
10:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 937 E Passyunk Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19147-2943
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > Bella Vista / Queen Village
  • Neighbourhood: Bella Vista / Queen Village
  • Phone Number: +1 215-389-6694

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?